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 Floyd S Keith

Floyd S Keith

Birth
McLean County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 94)
Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 62718727 · View Source
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Floyd Sherman Keith, 94, a retiree of Warner Gear, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, at his residence in Muncie.

He was born in Calhorn, Kentucky, the son of Dan and Julia Clark Keith. He served in the Army during World War II. He fought in three battles, including the Battle of the Bulge, from which he received three Battle Stars and the Bronze Star. After his military service he moved to Muncie in 1946.
Mr. Keith was employed at Warner Gear for 35 years prior to his retirement. He was a member of Bethel United Baptist Church and loved his church and his church family.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Addie Ruth (Ball) Keith, whom he married November 29, 1943; two sons, William Dan Keith (wife-Sarah Ann), Selma, and Larry Scott Keith (wife-Rise), Muncie; his daughter, Julia Lynn Phillips, Stearns, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren, Larry Keith (wife-Ashley), Mark Keith (wife-Kara), Bradley Keith (fiance-Amanda), Echoe Howard (husband-Lucas), Ellen Bowden, Jeffrey Keith, Carrie Lynn Emmons (husband-Jason), Matthew Phillips (fiance-Tonya), Illa Ruth Keith and Gary Keith; eight great-grandchildren, Hallie, Kalie, Ashlynn, Macie, Bowen, Raef, Sidney and Logan; a special brother-in-law, Leonard Ball; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Gary Estes Keith; his son-in-law, Carlos Phillips; four brothers, Jim Keith, Josh Keith, Oscar Keith, and Rexie Keith; and two sisters, Elizabeth Dick and Cindy Lee Ann Tucker.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Parson Mortuary. Pastor Hoyt Davis and Pastor Daryl Parsons will officiate. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday and an hour prior to the services Saturday at the mortuary.


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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62718727
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Floyd S Keith (31 Oct 1916–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62718727, citing Elm Ridge Memorial Park, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360) .